Viewpoint: New approaches needed to address workforce challenges

This month’s blog is a reprint of an op-ed that ran in the Boston Business Journal in August addressing the challenges an ageing workforce poses for employers. It is written by Operation A.B.L.E.’s Board Chair, and Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Tufts Health Plan, Lydia Greene. Ageism—or prejudice against our future…

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The Age-Friendly Advantage

Last week I read an article from the Los Angeles Times that described how some employers are listing “digital native” as a requirement for employment.  Quoting from the Times, “The term, many say, is a ‘code word’ for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with…

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Operation A.B.L.E. Celebrates the Graduation of 97

ABLE’s training programs teach ‘Gateway’ skills needed to master modern work environments BOSTON, MA June 29, 2017 – Operation A.B.L.E. today celebrated, along with family and friends, the graduation of 97 participants who have completed one of three training courses and internships. For 35 years, Operation A.B.L.E. has specialized in developing training programs that ready…

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